Director of Annual Giving


  • Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards annual gift donors and prospects including individuals, corporations, and foundations through direct personal contact in accordance with performance targets defined.
  • Coordinates development of strategies, goals, and activities to ensure their integration into the Advancement Department.
  • Assess, cultivate and solicit prospects and current donors.
  • Work collaboratively with the Major Gift Director and Advancement Department staff to cultivate and solicit prospects and donors.


Education and/or experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Three (3) years of professional experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
  • Knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures, regulations, and standards applicable to the job.
  • Understanding of the College's mission, vision and goals.

Other skills and abilities: 

  • Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with leadership, faculty, staff, prospects, donors, students and volunteers in a wide range of roles.
  • Database management skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and experience in managing events and other complex activities in support of advancement objectives.
  • Skills in budget preparation and fiscal management.
  • Community relations skills and the ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community.
  • Program planning and leadership skills.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively to small and large groups.
  • Demonstrated ability in securing gifts from individuals, corporations, foundations, and other private funding sources.
  • Demonstrated ability in planning and implementing long and short range development initiatives in conjunction with strategic planning processes.
  • Demonstrated ability in recruiting and managing volunteers and engaging them effectively in supporting the Advancement Department through fundraising, consultation, and advocacy.
  • Ability to conduct research , gather data, analyze information, and prepare objectives.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment, to demonstrate an understanding of ethics related to advancement activities, and to use discretion in interactions with donors, prospects, volunteers, and others.

To Apply

Submit a letter of interest, résumé, a list of three  references, and the Rocky Mountain College Staff Application. Please submit all materials via email to jobs@rocky.edu or mail to:

Human Resources
Rocky Mountain College
1511 Poly Drive
Billings, Montana 59102-1796



As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, we encourage applications from individuals with disabilities, veterans, minorities and women.